Useful Links

MENTAL HEALTH SUPPORT

Child and Youth Mental Health Services (CYMHS) QLD

Headspace  1800 650 890

Kids Helpline  1800 551 800

Lifeline  13 11 14

Beyond Blue  1300 22 4636

Butterfly Foundation (support for sufferers of eating disorders) 1800 33 4673
or email support@thebutterflyfoundation.org.au

Suicide Call Back  1300 659 467

Survivors of Suicide Bereavement Support Association (SOSBSA)  1300 767 022

Head to Health (Australian Government’s Digital Mental Health Resources)

MENTAL HEALTH ADVOCACY GROUPS

Queensland Voice  (07) 3252 3999

Queensland Alliance for Mental Health Inc. (QAMH)  (07) 3252 9411

LEGAL SUPPORT

QPILCH Mental Health Law Practice (MHLP)  (07) 3846 6317
Providing legal support for those with mental health issues or impacted by mental health law

Shine Lawyers   1800 751 004
Legal experts in a range of areas of compensation law; Brisbane branch has history of undertaking cases related to mental health issues

GOVERNMENT BODIES

Queensland Health: Action on Youth Mental Health (Response to COI)

Queensland Mental Health Commission   1300 855 945

National Mental Health Commission  (02) 8229 7550

OTHER ASSOCIATED ORGANISATIONS

Health Consumers Queensland  (07) 3012 9090

APPROACHES TO YOUTH MENTAL HEALTH SUPPORT OUTSIDE AUSTRALIA

CAMHeleon … Good Experiences for Young Mental Health Inpatients (UK)

IWK Health Centre remodelled into ‘adolescent village’ (Canada)

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